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Influence of Magnesium, Potassium, and Nitrogen Nutrition on Phosphoenolpyruvate-Stimulated Carbon Dioxide Fixation1


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  1. Vol. 51 No. 10, p. 591-594

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  1. G. W. Thomas,
  2. N. T. Coleman and
  3. W. A. Jackson



Homogenates from leaves of sweet potato plants grown in solutions low in K, Mg, and N were found to have a reduced capacity to fix CO2 in the presence of phosphoenolpyruvate. Addition of Mg to the assay restored activity to Mg-deficient leaves, but addition of K to extracts from K-deficient leaves did not.

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